January 2020: at the melting Mer de Glace in the Swiss Alps, climate change and a tough conversation with students pushed me to rewrite my next book’s introduction – and I’m grateful.
“Gain Experience!”: Literature, Travel, and Life.” Invited essay on study-abroad teaching and experiential learning in Draxler, Bridget and Danielle Spratt, eds. Engaging the Age of Jane Austen: Public Humanities in Practice. University of Iowa Press, Humanities in Public Life Series, January 2019.
Here’s how I teach with literary magazines in my Advanced Creative Writing class.
“Hands-on with William Blake.” Entry for Luther College’s “Ideas and Creations” blog on printmaking in my senior English major seminar, “William Blake in the World.”
“‘A Worn Path’ in the Creative Writing Classroom.” In Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First Century Approaches, ed. Mae Miller Claxton and Julia Eichelberger (University Press of Mississippi, 2018.)
“Claiming Your Right to Say No” (On Recommendation Letters.) The Chronicle of Higher Education’s ‘Vitae’ Blog (January 5, 2017.)
“Attentional Commons and the Common Good: Technology and Lutheran Higher Education.” Intersections (Fall 2015: Number 42).
My posts for Luther’s Ideas and Creations blog are here.
“Hurling Yourself Against the Beautiful: Faulkner and Creativity.” In William Faulkner: Critical Insights, ed. Kathryn S. Artuso (Salem Press, 2013).